6 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

6 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

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6 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Derry
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Belfast
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Ballintoy
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Newark

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Derry

Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
On the 4th (Tue), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then snap pictures at Peace bridge, then don't miss a visit to Guildhall, and finally get to know the fascinating history of City Walls.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Derry driving holiday planner.

Newark, USA to Derry is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in September, things will get little chillier in Derry: highs are around 62°F and lows about 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Belfast.

Things to do in Derry

#Tours, #Historic Sites
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Walking tours
City Walls ©
City Walls
Guildhall ©
Guildhall

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Belfast

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire the striking features of City Hall, steep yourself in history at Falls Road, steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, then examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, and finally examine the collection at SS Nomadic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then take an in-depth tour of Ulster Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Belfast Botanical Gardens.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Belfast online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Derry to Belfast by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Belfast are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ballintoy.

Things to do in Belfast

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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City Hall ©
City Hall
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum

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nights
Ballintoy

Ballintoy ©
Ballintoy is a small village, townland (of 274 acres) and civil parish in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Giant's Causeway, then explore the historical opulence of Dunluce Castle, then cruise along Causeway Coastal Route, and finally take in the waterfront at Ballintoy Harbour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): take in the views from Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ballintoy trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Belfast to Ballintoy in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ballintoy

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Bushmills, Dunluce Castle
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Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge ©
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

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